STEM Education

Selected Databases

Academic Search Complete - A large interdisciplinary database, useful for finding full text articles from a wide range of periodicals and journals.

Education Source - Our largest education database!  Indexes over 1,750 publications!

ERIC - Education Resources Information Center; covers journal articles, technical reports, curricular materials, research documents, etc. 

Google Scholar - Google powered search tool that searches for scholarly material like books, peer-reviewed papers, abstracts, articles, theses and technical reports. Some full text articles require a paid subscription. Be sure to access Google Scholar through the UT Libraries to access subscriptions already paid by the library. 

INSPEC - A database covering a wide range of resources related to computer science, physics, engineering, and information technology. 

Web of Science - Includes access to multiple citation indexes including the Arts and Humanities Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Science Citation Index Expanded. Allows for searching by topic, keyword, or even institution. This database also allows you to search fo articles that cite a particular author or work. 

Handbooks & Encyclopedias

Why use them?  To get a overview of a concept or theory that's new to you, to learn important terms/lingo that may be useful search terms, and to discover important names and publications associated with your topic.

Gale Virtual Reference Library An online collection of encyclopedias that is searchable by keyword

Encyclopedia of Mathematics Education | Print 

Handbook of Design Research Methods in Education: Innovations in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics learning and teaching | Print

Handbook of Research Design in Mathematics and Science Education | Print

Handbook of Research on Mathematics Teaching and Learning | Print

Handbook of Research on Science Education | Print 

Handbook of Research on Science Education | eBook 

Handbook of Research on the Psychology of Mathematics Education: Past, present, and future | Print 

International Handbook of Primary Technology Education | eBook 

STEM Education Books

Recent Arrivals - STEM education books in our stacks from 2012 and later

Library Catalog - search UT's book collection

Related Subject Headings:

  • Science -- Study and Teaching 
  • Technology -- Study and Teaching
  • Engineering -- Study and Teaching
  • Mathematics -- Study and Teaching

Selected Standards, Agencies, Associations & Statistics

International Society for Technology in Education: Standards 

Mathematics TEKS (Texas Education Agency) 

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics: Mathematics Standards and Focal Points | Lessons and Resources 

National Science Foundation: National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics

National Science Teachers Association 

Science Teaching Standards (National Science Teachers Association) 

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